Lecture 6 - Other Distributed Systems. CSE 490h – Introduction to Distributed Computing, Spring 2007. Except as otherwise noted, the content of this presentation is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License. Outline. DNS BOINC PlanetLab OLPC & Ad-hoc Mesh Networks
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CSE 490h – Introduction to Distributed Computing, Spring 2007
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“www.google.com? Surely you mean 126.96.36.199!”
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… This clearly wasn’t going to scale
(Current as of March 2007)
As of Fall, 2006
Projects must be isolated from one another
“They want to deliver vast amounts of information over the Internet. And again, the Internet is not something you just dump something on. It's not a big truck. It's a series of tubes.”
AKA: Children’s Machine, OLPC, $100 laptop
A cheap (~$150) laptop designed for children in developing countries
XO must be purchased in orders of 1 million units by governments in developing nations (economies of scale help to lower costs)
Governments are responsible for distribution of laptops
Laptops are only for children, designed solely as a tool for learning